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This explosive new audiobook challenges many of the long-held assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans and Nazis, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on the trendy intellectuals of our times as well as historic interpreters of American life.

Through a series of essays, Sowell presents an in-depth look at key beliefs behind many policies and trends. He presents eye-opening insights into the development of the ghetto culture, a culture cheered on toward self-destruction by white liberals who consider themselves "friends" of blacks.

Black Rednecks and White Liberals is the capstone of decades of outstanding research and writing on racial and cultural issues by Thomas Sowell.

©2005 Thomas Sowell (P)2005 Blackstone Audiobooks

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"These vigorously argued essays present a stimulating challenge to the conventional wisdom." (Publishers Weekly)

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Great book

This book is full of information and facts. Dr Sowell does a magnificent job of backing up his statements with hard cold facts.

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amazing, simply awesome factual history

I was truly impressed with the content and the authors focus on keeping out any bias while sticking to the facts. excellent read!

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Way more fact then just Black and White people.

I lost interest in the middle of the book, not do to content but because of the saturation of knowledge beyond the "Black-White" title I was purchased for. The last third of the book came back full circle, and I enjoyed.

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The best exposed race ignorance in our society.

This book exposes some of the twisted emotional race bated montage rewrite of history.

My complements to Mr. Sowell for his clear offer to let the honest person reach their own decision with out preaching the current dogma.

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Should be “Untold History of Class and Culture”

My favorite book of the year, taking an historical and non-partisan view at difficult questions such as “Are Jews Generic?” when asking why they were hated so much, when many middle men classes such as overseas Chinese were killed as well. A wonderful read and listen, I highly recommend!

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Fascinating!

I learned a huge amount from this book. I didn't know that my family was an important part of the civil rights struggle, until he discussed Oberlin College.

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An outstanding case for context <br />

Hugh performed well as usual and Sowell is as even handed as he always is. I'd recommend this to anyone who isn't a frothing demagogue.

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Delicious Food for Thought

I thoroughly enjoyed this book as a challenge to the orthodoxies of today. Thomas Sowell pulls no punches and does not deflect away from anything in his discussions. It is also excellently read. my only wish would be that it was a bit more academic in tone, but considering that Sowell was up front at the beginning that it was meant for mass consumption I will give it a pass.

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Listen to this!

Every angry black man in America should listen to this book! The proof is in the facts!

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My goodness, few things have been more eye opening

People use the expression of "getting Red-Pilled" when a profound truth is realized and/or a profound deception is brought into the light. Each chapter provided an incredible new perspective, well researched and thoughtful, that I had previously never been exposed too. The most astounding thing, is that I had NEVER, been exposed to this data, and the depth of some ideological agendas to cover up the truth.